Repurposed Antique Headboard into Coat Rack

If only I had more space…
You have no idea how often those words cross my mind, and they definitely were on my mind today, as I was photographing this headboard-turned-coat rack to list in my shop.

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The details and shape are just gorgeous.   I used Blue Minerals Chalk Paint Powder to make chalky paint, and distressed it just enough to highlight the details.  I added 3 ornate coat hooks, although there is room to add 2 more, if a customer wants me to.
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Though no one would ever see it once it’s hung up, it has a metal tag connected to the back with the maker’s information on it.  I get excited about little details like that, just because it gives me more information about the piece.

I sold the matching footboard several months ago, and had planned to keep the headboard for myself, but once again…I have more stuff than space, and I don’t have anywhere to go with it.  If our bedroom was remodeled, I would probably keep it, but since it could be a good long while before that project gets started, I decided to go ahead and list it.

If only I had more space…

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If your interested, it’s listed in the shop here.

I’ve been working on a lot of projects this week, but this sign I made is the only one I had time to photograph.   It’s already been purchased, but I’ll probably make another one, so feel free to let me know if you’d like a similar one.

Blessings,


Angie

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  1. Love this!!! Thanks for the idea. I’d love to have it, but shipping is horrendous so I’ll try it myself! I love your shop. It’s great!

  2. It turned out so beautiful. How do you ship something this size?

  3. A beautiful headboard for sure. I love it as a coat rack!

  4. It’s beautiful and so clever! Thank you for sharing! ~Lisa @ Practically Perfect Home

  5. I love this idea! Well done!

    leelee@ paperbagstyling.blogspot.com

  6. She’s a beaty–thanks for linking up!

  7. that looks great! maybe it’s time to tear my kids beds apart and make something new. hahaha
    Debbi
    yankeeburrow

  8. That turned out so lovely, Angie! I often wish I had a little more space for some of the things I find or make…but at least we can still sell them…

  9. Such a beautiful headboard for a coat rack ~ LOVE it!!

  10. Good morning! I’m so in love with this project, I’m going to feature it on my ‘Weekly Wonders’ post tomorrow morning! ~Lisa @ Practically Perfect Home

  11. Love the headboards used like this…nice job.

  12. Very creative! I love it! Thank you for sharing. Leticia

  13. Terrific idea – i have a couple of solo headboards, so i’m going to give it a try… i’m sure mine won’t be as lovely but I’m grateful for the inspiration.
    Where is your shop located? I love to travel around to see other places!

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